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Rick Jones

Rick Jones
Real Name: Richard Jones
Occupation: N/A
Birth Place: Scarsdale, Arizona
Identity: Public
Aliases: A-Bomb, Hulk
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Teen Brigade, Avengers (Destiny War), Loners
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: None
First Appearance
Incredible Hulk #1 (v1)
Gender: Male
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Eyes: N/A
Hair: N/A
Education: N/A
Universe: Earth-616
 
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Flashback Issue
 
 #1 (v1)
8: Incredible Hulk #1 (v1)
   
"The Hulk "
Witness the birth of the Jade Giant, the strongest mortal on earth! Is he man, monster, or both?
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Cover Date : May 1962
Release Date: March 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Attachments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Incredible Hulk #2 (v1)
10: Incredible Hulk #2 (v1)
   
"The Terror of the Toad Men! "
The Toad Men wish to invade Earth but first must capture the Earth's most intelligent mind in order to determine Earth's weaknesses. Little do they realize that by capturing Bruce Banner they also captured the Incredible Hulk!
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Cover Date : July 1962
Release Date: May 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Incredible Hulk #3 (v1)
16: Incredible Hulk #3 (v1)
   
"Banished to Outer Space "
Banished to outer space, Bruce Banner encounters the strange effects of cosmic rays causing a psychic link between him and his companion, Rick Jones. A link that will be put under the test with the Ringmaster's hypnotic ability.
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Cover Date : September 1962
Release Date: July 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Incredible Hulk #4 (v1) [A Story]
25: Incredible Hulk #4 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Monster and the Machine! "
Rick Jones, the only person to control the Hulk, has decided on using a gamma ray machine to turn him back into Bruce Banner. Can Rick change Banner back without killing him?
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Cover Date : November 1962
Release Date: September 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Incredible Hulk #4 (v1) [B Story]
26: Incredible Hulk #4 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Mongu, The Gladiator from Outer Space! "
An alien announces a challenge for a one-on-one battle against Earth's fiercest warrior. The fate of Earth hangs in the balance.
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Cover Date : November 1962
Release Date: September 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Incredible Hulk #5 (v1) [A Story]
33: Incredible Hulk #5 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Beauty and the Beast! "
In this double issue the Hulk faces off against two evil leaders! Tyrannus, once banished by Merlin a thousand years ago, still plots to take over the Earth. This time by capturing Betty Ross.
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Cover Date : January 1963
Release Date: November 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Incredible Hulk #5 (v1) [B Story]
34: Incredible Hulk #5 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Hordes of General Fang "
General Fang a deadly conqueror plans an attack on a small village of Lhasa in his quest for global supremacy.
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Cover Date : January 1963
Release Date: November 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Incredible Hulk #12 (v1)
46: Fantastic Four #12 (v1)
   
"The Incredible Hulk "
General Ross hires the Fantastic Four to defeat the Hulk, who he believes to be sabotaging Project 34. Can Banner convince them that it wasn't the Hulk but by a man called the Wrecker!
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Cover Date : March 1963
Release Date: December 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #6 (v1)
48: Incredible Hulk #6 (v1)
   
"The Metal Master! "
An invader from space calling himself the Metal Master seeks to rule the Earth, and his power to control metal might be too much for the Hulk alone. He might have to get some help from Rick Jones and his newly formed Teen Brigade!
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Cover Date : March 1963
Release Date: January 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Incredible Hulk #1 (v1)
94: Avengers #1 (v1)
   
"The Coming of the Avengers "
The strongest heroes of Earth must unite as one force to stop the evil half-brother of Thor, Loki.
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Cover Date : September 1963
Release Date: July 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #2 (v1)
112: Avengers #2 (v1)
   
"The Space Phantom "
An alien invader called the Space Phantom can steal any identity. He aims to put the Avengers against each other, paving the way for his people to invade the Earth!
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Cover Date : November 1963
Release Date: September 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #3 (v1)
139: Avengers #3 (v1)
   
"The Avengers meet Sub-Mariner!' "
Being too much of a threat to be left to his own devices, the Avengers start a search for the Hulk. He manages to evade them by escaping into the Atlantic Ocean. Where he finds a most unlikely ally, the Sub-mariner!
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Cover Date : January 1964
Release Date: November 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Attachments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #4 (v1)
153: Avengers #4 (v1)
   
"Captain America Joins...The Avengers! "
Captain America has returned! He joins the Avengers as Prince Namor once again tries to defeat them with his imperial soldiers.
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Cover Date : March 1964
Release Date: January 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #25 (v1)
179: Fantastic Four #25 (v1)
   
"The Hulk vs. the Thing "
The Hulk heads to New York to find and destroy the Avengers, instead he finds three members of the Fantastic Four. When Johnny and Sue are rendered powerless it is up to the Thing to confront the Hulk. Heralding one of the greatest hand-to-hand battles in recorded history!
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Cover Date : April 1964
Release Date: January 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #26 (v1)
180: Fantastic Four #26 (v1)
   
"The Avengers Take Over! "
The Hulk continues his rampage to find the Avengers who turned against him. The Thing wearily continues to try to stop him but fortunately the Avengers have returned to New York to stop their former teammate!
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Cover Date : May 1964
Release Date: February 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #5 (v1)
181: Avengers #5 (v1)
   
"The Invasion of The Lava Men! "
After battling the Hulk and his disappearance in New York. The Avengers disband to return to their personal lives. However this break is a short one as the Lava Men have finally decided to invade the surface world!
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Cover Date : May 1964
Release Date: March 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #6 (v1)
182: Avengers #6 (v1)
   
"The Mighty Avengers Meet The Masters Of Evil! "
Baron Zemo assembles a team consisting of the most powerful villains; the Black Knight, the Melter, and Radioactive Man. Their objective is to destroy Captain America and the Avengers!
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Cover Date : July 1964
Release Date: May 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #7 (v1)
208: Avengers #7 (v1)
   
"Their Darkest Hour "
Odin banishes the Enchantress and the Executioner to Earth for their attempt on Thors life. They soon seek an ally to lead them and that man is Zemo!
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Cover Date : August 1964
Release Date: June 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #8 (v1)
245: Avengers #8 (v1)
   
"Kang, The Conqueror "
A man from the future has come to the 20th century to take over the Earth in the name of Kang the conqueror! Armed with powerful weapons from the future he may succeed as the Avengers are taken hostage!
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Cover Date : September 1964
Release Date: July 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #60 (v1) [B Story]
255: Tales of Suspense #60 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Army of Assassins Strikes "
Captain America attempts a demonstration of his training, but he is faced with opponents that are not mere actors.
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Cover Date : December 1964
Release Date: September 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales of Suspense #10 (v1)
264: Avengers #10 (v1)
   
"The Avengers Break Up! "
Immortus attacks the Avengers and forces them to tackle opponents one-on-one without any teamwork.
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Cover Date : November 1964
Release Date: September 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #11 (v1)
269: Avengers #11 (v1)
   
"Spider-Man! "
Kang sends a replica of Spider-Man back in time to infiltrate the Avengers and destroy them.
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Cover Date : December 1964
Release Date: October 1964
Universe:  Earth-616   Earth-6311  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #12 (v1)
277: Avengers #12 (v1)
   
"This Hostage Earth! "
The Mole Man prepares another attack on the surface world.
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Cover Date : January 1965
Release Date: November 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #13 (v1)
284: Avengers #13 (v1)
   
"The Castle of Count Nefaria! "
Count Nefaria plans to lure the Avengers into his castle and make them enemies of the U.S.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : February 1965
Release Date: December 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #14 (v1)
285: Avengers #14 (v1)
   
"Even Avengers Can Die! "
While searching for a particularly skilled doctor to save the Wasp's life, The Avengers stumble upon an intergalactic war about to take place on Earth.
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Cover Date : March 1965
Release Date: January 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #36 (v1)
290: Fantastic Four #36 (v1)
   
"The Frightful Four! "
The Wizard brings together Paste-Pot Pete, the Sandman, and Medusa to form to team up against the Fantastic Four as the Frightful Four.
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Cover Date : March 1965
Release Date: January 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #15 (v1)
309: Avengers #15 (v1)
   
"Now, By My Hand, Shall Die a Villain! "
The Avengers battle the Masters of Evil. Captain America must face an old enemy, Baron Zemo, one-on-one in South America.
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Cover Date : April 1965
Release Date: February 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #16 (v1)
310: Avengers #16 (v1)
   
"The Old Order Changeth! "
Giant Man, Wasp and Iron Man all intend to leave the Avengers, but first they must find suitable replacements.
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Cover Date : May 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #116 (v1) [A Story]
314: Journey into Mystery #116 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Trial of the Gods! "
After Jane Foster, has been inside of Asgard, Odin forces his sons, Thor and Loki, to take the Trial of the Gods.
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Cover Date : May 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Journey into Mystery #62 (v1) [B Story]
339: Tales to Astonish #62 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Enter... the Chameleon! "
The Hulk remains a prisoner of General Ross but the Chameleon seeks an alliance with the green behemoth by setting him free!
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Cover Date : December 1964
Release Date: October 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #64 (v1) [B Story]
341: Tales to Astonish #64 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Horde of Humanoids "
Having failed to acquire Bruce Banner's invention the Leader sends a horde of Humanoids to collect his new target: the Hulk himself!
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Cover Date : February 1965
Release Date: December 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #68 (v1) [B Story]
347: Tales to Astonish #68 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Back From the Dead! "
Banner returns to America and after he is pardoned and returned to Astra Isle to complete his experiment. The Leader has left an even larger number of Humanoids on the island to capture both the experiment and the Hulk!
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Cover Date : June 1965
Release Date: April 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #69 (v1) [B Story]
348: Tales to Astonish #69 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Trapped in the Lair of the Leader! "
Having been captured by the Leader and transported back to his hideout, the Hulk is soon awakes and does what Hulk does best. Smash!
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Cover Date : July 1965
Release Date: May 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Tales to Astonish #17 (v1)
349: Avengers #17 (v1)
   
"Four Against the Minotaur! "
The Avengers search for the Hulk, but are tricked into a trap by the Mole Man. They soon find themselves in the pit of the Minotaur. Can this new team find a way to work together and overcome this giant beast?
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Cover Date : June 1965
Release Date: April 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Don Heck
Cover:
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Avengers #70 (v1) [B Story]
357: Tales to Astonish #70 (v1) [B Story]
   
"To Live Again "
After Banner has apparently died, Rick Jones tries to reanimate him by blasting him with gamma radiation, bringing out the Hulk with Banner's brains. In the meantime, the Leader has unleashed a 500 foot Humanoid.
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Cover Date : August 1965
Release Date: May 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #71 (v1) [B Story]
358: Tales to Astonish #71 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Like a Beast at Bay "
Hulk/Banner is just about to fight a 500 foot tall Humanoid when the U.S. military fires off a gigantic missile that renders it powerless. After this, the Leader offers Hulk a chance to join him and rule the world!
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Cover Date : September 1965
Release Date: June 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #72 (v1) [B Story]
359: Tales to Astonish #72 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Within the Monster Dwells a Man "
The Leader has rescued the Hulk from being captured by the U.S. military, but asks him to join in his war campaign against humanity.
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Cover Date : October 1965
Release Date: July 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #75 (v1) [B Story]
462: Tales to Astonish #75 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Not All My Power Can Save Me "
Hulk tries to rescue Rick Jones who is being held by the military, but is hit with a mysterious ray that's function nobody but Banner knows.
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Cover Date : January 1966
Release Date: October 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #77 (v1) [B Story]
464: Tales to Astonish #77 (v1) [B Story]
   
"Bruce Banner is the Hulk! "
As the Hulk fights the Executioner in the future, Rick Jones is questioned by General Ross. Will he crack under pressure?
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Cover Date : March 1966
Release Date: December 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: John Romita Jr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Tales to Astonish #78 (v1) [B Story]
465: Tales to Astonish #78 (v1) [B Story]
   
"The Hulk Must Die! "
Having returned to the present, the Hulk becomes disoriented and is captured by the military.
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Cover Date : April 1966
Release Date: January 1966
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Bill Everett
Cover: Vincent Colletta
Issue Has Comments
 
           
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